Carnival announces new ship with historic roller coaster on deck

(WSVN) - Have you always wanted to ride a roller coaster on a cruise ship? Well Carnival is making it happen.

Carnival Cruise Line announced their new ship Mardi Gras will have Bolt, its own roller coaster on deck.

The company will make history as the first cruise ship to set out to sea with a roller coaster, which will reach speeds of nearly 40 miles per hour.

Several celebrity restaurants and bars will also be on board, including Shaquille O’Neal’s “Big Chicken” and Emeril’s Bistro restaurant.

Mardi Gras will pay homage to the cruise line’s first ship launched in 1972.

The company said the ship will be the largest they have ever built and will set sail in 2020.

To explore more of the ship’s features, click here.

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